Absentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. (SB1075)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Absentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the twenty-first day prior to any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason or making prior application for an absentee ballot. The bill makes absentee voting in person available beginning on the forty-fifth day prior to the election and ending at 5:00 p.m. on the Saturday immediately preceding the election. The bill retains the current provisions for voting an absentee ballot by mail or in person prior to the twenty-first day before the election, including the application requirement and the list of statutory reasons for absentee voting. Amends § 24.2-1004, § 24.2-452, § 24.2-612, § 24.2-700, § 24.2-701, § 24.2-702.1, § 24.2-703.1, § 24.2-703.2, § 24.2-706, § 24.2-707, § 24.2-709, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

05/26/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
12/13/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100722D
12/13/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1075)
01/29/2019Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SB1026-Spruill) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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